Federal Judge Warns Providence Attorney of Scrutiny Over Billing Practices in Court Ruling

Boston, MA – A Providence attorney has been put on notice by a federal judge that his billing records will be closely examined in the future. The judge, Allison D. Burroughs, made this warning after awarding plaintiff Jose Gomes Ferreira Vaz half of the attorneys’ fees he had requested as the prevailing party in his appeal against the Social Security Administration’s denial of his disability benefits claim. Judge Burroughs expressed concerns over the billing practices at Green & Greenberg, the law firm representing Vaz. The government had opposed the award of attorneys’ fees, citing issues … Read more

Former Judge Warns: Donald Trump Could Face Jail Time for Violating Gag Order in Stormy Daniels Case

New York, NY – Former federal judge Shira Scheindlin has warned that former President Donald Trump may face imprisonment if he continues to defy an extended gag order in the Stormy Daniels hush money case. Scheindlin, who presided over cases in the Southern District of New York, emphasized that Trump has already received a warning to refrain from commenting on the ongoing case. The expanded gag order was recently implemented by Justice Juan Merchan, who also included his own daughter, Loren Merchan, within its scope. Merchan expressed concerns about Trump’s history of targeting family members … Read more

Republican-Appointed Judge Denounces Trump’s Attacks on Judge Presiding Over Hush Money Trial, Warns of Threats to Rule of Law

Washington, D.C. – A federal judge appointed by a Republican president condemned Donald Trump’s social media attacks against the judge presiding over the former president’s hush money trial in Manhattan. The judge, Reggie B. Walton, called these attacks on the rule of law “troubling” and warned that they could incite violence and threaten democracy. In a live interview with CNN, Judge Walton emphasized the importance of protecting judges and their families from threats. The judge’s public statement came after Trump criticized New York Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan and his daughter, Loren Merchan, falsely attributing … Read more

Supreme Court Grapples with Abortion Pill’s Future Amid Judge’s Controversial Links: Expert Warns of Damaged Public Trust

Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court is now deliberating the future of the abortion pill, mifepristone, following a ruling against its distribution by a panel of three judges from the fifth circuit appeals court. Recent revelations suggest a potential conflict of interest, as the wife of one of the judges, James Ho, received multiple payments from the conservative legal group that brought the case. Although these payments do not violate the court’s code of conduct, experts argue that they undermine public trust in the legal system. The allegations came to light in a report by … Read more